Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s largest and most dynamic hotel groups, today announced the signing of Radisson Resort Hosur, in Tamil Nadu, expected to open in 2018. This signing strengthens the group’s expansion in South India and reinforces Carlson Rezidor’s position as the largest international hotel operator in India. Carlson Rezidor currently has 117 hotels in operation and under development in India. Its footprint spans 45 cities, including 14 state capitals, and is on track to meet its target of increasing its India portfolio to 170 hotels in operation and under development by 2020.
“This latest signing underscores our commitment to strengthening the Radisson brand’s presence in India and demonstrates our focus on accelerating our growth in the emerging cities of South and West India,” said Raj Rana, chief executive officer, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, South Asia. “Radisson Resort Hosur is an exciting addition to our portfolio and we are honored to be partnering Pushpam Realty on their first hospitality development. We look forward to growing our relationship with them.”
Pushpam Realty is a subsidiary of Pushpam Group, which has operations across India, Africa, Europe, the United Kingdom and the Middle East, and diversified interests in real estate, agro-business, floriculture, international trading, wellness, healthcare and education.
“We are pleased to be partnering with the leader of India’s hospitality industry. This partnership indicates the seriousness with which we are entering the hospitality sector. With Carlson Rezidor’s experience and expertise, we are confident that Radisson Resort Hosur will deliver an unparalleled resort experience and successfully capture the growing demand in meetings, incentives, conventions, events and weddings and weekend leisure segments,” said Dr Manjunath Reddy, chief executive officer, Pushpam Group.
Radisson Resort Hosur is a new build hotel that will have 120 guestrooms and suites. Situated on 12 acres of prime land in a region that is popularly known as ‘Little England’, the hotel will offer scenic views of the area and a man-made lake. The hotel is adjacent to Pushpam Ranches, a 55-acre, high-end residential township that is being developed by the Pushpam Group. It is less than a 20-minute drive from the Hosur city center and less than 30 minutes away from Electronic City, one of India’s largest electronic industrial parks. Radisson Resort Hosur is also within reach of several industrial and manufacturing hubs, including industrial areas in Hosur, Attibele, Jigni and Bomasandra; and Electronic City.
The city of Hosur is also connected to Bangalore and Krishnagiri via National Highway 7 and served by Bangalore International Airport, India’s third largest airport.